VICE PRESIDENT RICHARD NIXON PRAISES A YOUNG BOY AND HIS PARENTS FOR THE THOUGHTFULNESS THEIR SON SHOWED IN WRITING HIM
NIXON, RICHARD M. (1913-94). Thirty-seventh President of the United States (1969-74) and the only President to have resigned from office. Charming Typed Letter Signed, “Richard Nixon,” on Office of the Vice President Washington letterhead with a three line postscript in Nixon’s hand. One page, quarto. Washington, D.C. “June 11, 1957.”
QUEEN ELIZABETH II ~~ KING GEORGE VI
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, WINSTON S. CHURCHILL, B.L. MONTGOMERY, LOUIS MONTBATTEN, CLEMENT ATLEE, MARK CLARK, ERNEST KING, CARL SPAATZ, JAN MASARYK, THE ENTIRE RUSSIAN DELEGATION TO THE WORLD TRADE UNION CONFERENCE, AND DOZENS MORE WWII ERA PERSONALITIES SIGN A GUEST BOOK WHEN ATTENDING VARIOUS CERMONIES AT OXFORD UNIVESITY
WORLD WAR II ERA PERSONALITIES. A simply remarkable assemblage of dozens of prominent persons who have signed a guest book kept by a hotelier who ran an establishment near Oxford University in the years 1944-1948.
ULYSSES S. GRANT WRITES FROM WEST POINT ABOUT THE ELIGIBILITY OF AN ACQUAINTANCE HE’S SUPPORTED FOR CIVIL APPOINTMENTS IN THE PAST, TO NOW GET A NAVAL APPOINTMENT
GRANT, ULYSSES S. (1822-1885). Eighteenth President of the United States (1869-1877). Boldly penned Autograph Letter Signed, “U.S. Grant”, on ruled stationery. Three pages, octavo. West Point, New York, July 12, 1866.
GROVER CLEVELAND WRITES A LONG LETTER TO PAUL MORTON, “A GOLD DEMOCRAT’ — THE SON OF HIS SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE AND THE COUSIN OF VICE PRESIDENT, LEVI P. MORTON
CLEVELAND, GROVER (1837-1908) 22nd and 24th President of the United States. Intriguing Autograph Letter Signed, “Grover Cleveland.” Four very full pages, octavo.
ORNATE CERTIFICATE OF MEMBERSHIP FOR THE BUILDING OF THE WASHINGTON NATIONAL MONUMENT
WASHINGTON MONUMENT. [TAYLOR, ZACHARY (1784-1850) 12th President of the United States]. An ornate, printed Washington National Monument Society certificate bearing Taylor’s printed signature “Z. Taylor”, President. One page, 8 ½ x 10 ¼ inches. No date, but circa 1849.
LIEUTENANT COLONEL ZACHARY TAYLOR ACKNOWLEDGES ORDERS FOR HIM TO TAKE PART IN A COURT MARTIAL TO BE HELD IN CINCINNATI, OHIO
TAYLOR, ZACHARY. (1784-1850). Twelfth President of the United States (1849-1850); General on the American frontier and Mexican War hero; died in office after serving only 16 months. Intriguing content, boldly written, early, Autograph Letter Signed, “Z. Taylor, Lt. Col. 1st Regiment U.S. Infantry”. Full page, quarto. ‘Louisville, Kentucky, 10th of May 1826’.
WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON AT FORT WASHINGTON
HARRISON, WILLIAM HENRY. (1773-18441). Ninth President of the United States. Attractive Manuscript Document Signed, “Wm. H. Harrison / Asst. Qtr. Master”. One page, oblong octavo. Fort Washington, October 10, 1797.